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ELNEC Two Part Training

Date & Time

June 17, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

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Event Details

June 17, 2022

August 19, 2022


This End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) activity will educate nurses and health professionals on end-of-life conversations and palliative care. ELNEC is an initiative to improve both end-of-life and palliative care.


At the end of this educational initiative, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the philosophy and principles of palliative care
  • Describe interventions that can prevent or diminish symptoms at the end of life
  • Identify factors that influence communication in the palliative care setting
  • Outline pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies to relieve pain.
  • Discuss the ethical principles utilized in addressing end of life/palliative issues


Kassie Hodge, MSN, RN, CHPN is the Director of Hospice and Palliative Care at Mosaic Life Care Hospice. She is starting her 5th year as director where she was previously a hospice nurse in the field.


June 17, 2022 Agenda

9:00 – 10:00: Overview of ELNEC and Hospice/Palliative Care nursing

10:00 – 11:00: Pain Management in Palliative Care: reviews the basic principles of pain assessment and management with a focus on pain at the end of life. Comprehensive pain assessment is essential to adequate pain relief, yet there are many barriers that imped the assessment and treatment.

11:00 – 11:15: Break

11:15 – 12:45: Symptom Management in palliative care: addresses common symptoms in advanced disease and the role of the nurse in managing these symptoms

12:45 – 1:15 Lunch

1:15 – 2:45: Ethical issues in palliative care; will address some key ethical issues and legal concerns in the end-of-life/palliative care and resources to address these in practice

2:45 – 3:15: Questions

August 19, 2022 Agenda

9:00 – 10:00: 1hr: Overview of Cultural and Ethical considerations: reviews dimensions of culture including overview of cultural and spiritual considerations in palliative care.

10:00 – 11:00: communication in Palliative care: this section will address techniques you can use in palliative care to improve communication between interdisciplinary team members, as well as with the patient and his/her family.

11:00 – 11:15: Break

11:15 – 12:15: Loss, Grief and Bereavement: this section addresses the challenging aspects of grief, loss and bereavement of patient and their families as well as the loss that health care professionals experience.

12:15 – 12:45: Lunch

12:45 – 1:45 Final hours of life; describes how to provide care in the final moments of life.

1:45 – 2:15: Questions

Webinar Information:
The cost for this  2 part ELNEC training is $300 for members & $400 for non-members.
Attendee must register for both parts on first registration.
Same attendee must complete both parts to receive your certificate for completing the leadership trainings.
There are no refunds, however substitutions are welcome.
Please use your Medicare ID number for your membership number.
Registrants will receive the Zoom link and call in information the week of the training.
This is an intermediate level course.
Nurses and Social Worker CE’s $30.00 each participant.

Upon completion of this course each attendee will be required to complete an evaluation. Each participant will then receive a general certificate. Each attendee must complete the entire course to receive the certificate. Certificates will be distributed to attendees after returning the sign in sheet and evaluation to MHPCA. For any questions or concerns please contact us at info@missourihospice.org.


CE Disclosure Statements: Nurses and Social Workers


Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association. AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive a maximum of 9.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Credit Designation for Nursing

AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for a maximum of 9.0 contact hours.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.



Social Workers

As a jointly accredited organization, AXIS Medical Education is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. AXIS Medical Education maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive a maximum of 9.0 continuing education credits.


AXIS Contact Information

For information about the accreditation of this program please contact AXIS at info@axismeded.org.


Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

AXIS Medical Education requires faculty, instructors, authors, planners, directors, managers, reviewers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all real or apparent conflicts of interest they may have with ineligible companies. An ineligible entity is any organization whose primary business is t producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All relevant conflicts of interest are identified and mitigated prior to initiation of the planning phase for an activity


AXIS has mitigated and disclosed to learners all relevant conflicts of interest disclosed by staff, planners, faculty/authors, peer reviewers, or others in control of content for this activity. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation or activity. Disclosure information for faculty, authors, course directors, planners, peer reviewers, and/or relevant staff is provided with this activity.


The faculty, Kassie Hodge, MSN, RN, CHPN, reported no financial relationships or relationships they have with eligible companies of any amount during the past 24 months.


The planners, managers, and reviewers, Kassie Hodge, MSN, RN, CHPN, Ashley Basinger, Dee Morgillo, MEd.,CHCP; and Holly M. Hampe, DSc., RN, MHA, MRM, CPHQ reported no financial relationships or relationships they have with eligible companies of any amount during the past 24 months.



Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.


Method of Participation and Request for Credit:   

  • Attend/participate in the educational activity and review all course materials.
  • Complete the CE Attestation form online by 11:59 pm ET on 9/19/22. Instructions will be provided. If you do not enter the online portal by the above date, you will not be able to retrieve your statement of participation.
  • Upon successful completion of the online form, your statement of completion will be presented to you to print.

Registration is closed for this event.